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From The Blog: 2014

Conversation Tips for the Holiday Season!

Parents, how did unwrapping go!? Don’t worry, we’ve still got half the month to keep the conversations going. We felt it was unfair to urge you to have conversations about tough topics, like underage drinking, without giving you some pointers on where to start! Here’s what we’ve got to say:...

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Post by AMLE: Holidays Are Stressful for Middle Schoolers, Too

We heard from the Association for Middle Level Education on the effects of the holidays on our middle school students. Hear what they have to say:  According to the National Association of Health Education Centers, the chief stressor for students ages 9-13 is school. No middle grades educator is surprised by...

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Unwrap Your Conversation this Holiday Season!

As this holiday season steadily approaches, let’s take a moment to take a deeeeep breath. Phew! Now that that’s over, let’s remember what’s really important during the holiday season: Unwrapping sincere, honest and candid conversations between you and your kids about tough conversations, like underage drinking. Let’s be real, the...

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Healthy Thanksgiving meals by Remmi Smith!

We caught up with Superstar Remmi Smith to see how she would prepare a healthy Thanksgiving! She made an awesome video to take us step-by-step! Check it out! Hi fans of Ask, Listen, Learn! I’m Chef Remmi of Cook Time with Remmi and I’m so lucky to be part of...

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As a Mother, As an Educator: Why American Education Week Matters

Responsibility.org provides resources and tools to teachers for American Education Week Communities around the country are helping the National Education Association (NEA) celebrate American Education Week from November 16-22. This week honors the work of educators, parents, support professionals and community members to help students achieve their potential. As a...

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Come Meet The Small Sports – Are You Ready To Play!

A new sports-themed brand for children ages three to eight years old. The Small Sports® cast of five lovable characters guide children through the principles of teamwork and good sportsmanship. With big hearts and even bigger imaginations, The Small Sports go on many exciting storybook adventures while reinforcing the strong...

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Not a Revelation, a Reminder

As kids, we are all thankful for the little things that make our life a bit more fun; whether it be a night without homework, Aunt Helga’s pumpkin cheesecake, going to a concert or even just spending time with friends. Come November 27th, it’s truly family, friends, school, a roof...

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Give Thanks: Small Changes Making a Big Impact

Right now, all across the United States, small, healthy changes are happening in schools. You may not read about it in the headlines, but the fact is, 49 schools and 10 school districts are putting small amounts of funding to good use. The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) through their...

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Remmi Smith Cooks Up Spookily Delicious Snacks!

Are YOU ready for Halloween tomorrow?! We thought we’d give you some festive ideas to make fun, delicious and healthy recipes with our Superstar Remmi Smith! Check out her blog featured below on Cook Time with Remmi! Hi fans of Ask.Listen.Learn! I’m Chef Remmi of Cook Time with Remmi and...

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We kicked off fall with a DC SCORES frenzy!

The school year is underway and the excitement has been brewing to finally have the largest outdoor celebration for elementary school students of the DC SCORES fall season! Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix partners with DC SCORES because of their commitment to help kids say YES to a healthy lifestyle...

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